Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicRam temple trust

Topic: Ram temple trust

Private trust in Karnataka to erect 215 m statue of Hanuman in Hampi at cost of Rs 1,200 cr

The Hanuman statue will 6 m shorter than the one of Lord Ram being built in Ayodhya. Karnataka govt says it will connect it to the Ramayana Circuit being planned by Modi govt.

Uma Bharti to attend Ayodhya bhoomi pujan now on Ram Mandir trust’s ‘instruction’

Two days ago, Uma Bharti had said she won’t attend the programme because she might pick up Covid infection on the way from Bhopal and could pass it on to others at the ceremony.

Happy Ram Mandir is being built finally, but someone help us, say slain kar sevak families

These families lost their loved ones when UP Police opened fire on kar sevaks who gathered in Ayodhya to march on Babri masjid in October-November 1990.

Coalition politics or Hindutva? Shiv Sena’s Ram Mandir dilemma has left party confused, angry

No one from Shiv Sena is invited for Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan, though people linked with the struggle for the temple will all be there. Party says what's happening in Ayodhya is showmanship.

Nepal’s Janaki temple priest ‘stopped’ at border, won’t be able to attend Ram temple event

The Ram temple trust had sent an invitation to the Janaki temple priest for the Ayodhya ceremony. Last month, Nepal PM Oli had claimed Ram’s birthplace was not in India but Nepal.

‘Ram Mandir event Diwali for all Hindus’ — Ritambhara says movement leaders can’t be forgotten

Speaking to ThePrint, Sadhvi Ritambhara said she will attend the Ram Temple bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya on 5 August that will mark 'end of 500 years of struggle'.

‘Do gaz doori’ at Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan as trust prunes invite list amid Covid scare

The trust is now inviting 162 people to the event, which will follow social distancing guidelines. Only four people will accompany PM Modi on stage, including CM Yogi.

BJP leader Uma Bharti to skip Ram Temple event, says ‘concerned about PM’ amid Covid cases

Ahead of the ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday, Uma Bharti expressed concern for the PM as Home Minister Amit Shah and other BJP leaders have tested Covid-positive.

Viral Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan preparation video is an old one from Hyderabad

The original video is of Hyderabad's Ranganath Swamy Temple. A portion of this video was later uploaded by another user and wrongly attributed to Kolkata.

Loudspeakers, LED screens, 3D rangolis — ‘limited entry’ plan for Ram temple event in Ayodhya

Ram Mandir trust general secretary Champat Rai says Covid guidelines will be fully complied with during bhoomi pujan ceremony, and only invitees will be allowed.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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